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Karen Diaz

Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

African Journey to Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda We had a fantastic safari. It was perfect from beginning to end. Every location was better than the last. We didn’t think we could top the initial breathtaking view of Tortilis until we hit the Ngorongoro Crater top at Entamanu. Those tents were

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Office Trip Reports

Elena and Szilvia in Botswana – Day 09+10 What an adventure! We are now at Chitabe Camp on the periphery of the Moremi Reserve. Already one leopard and hyenas yesterday. We love this camp, welcoming warm staff and everything is just right! Thompson is a great manager. We also visited

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Office Trip Reports

Day 06+07: We drove 45 minutes to Kibati to check in for the volcano climb at 9:15am, departing promptly at 10:00am. The trek takes between 4-6 hours starting at 6,525ft (1989m) to ascend to 11,382ft (3470m). We arrived at the rim and spent the night at the Nyiragongo Huts. What

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

The eagerly awaited 9th edition “Africa’s Top Wildlife Countries” is now available. We are offering complimentary copies to the first 25 requests! I am currently off on some well-deserved travels tracking gorillas in Virunga, and trekking Mount Nyiragongo volcano – the “hot list” destination for 2018 is D.R. Congo. For those looking

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Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

Private Tanzanian Safari to Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti Hey Kyle, thanks! So, first and foremost, we had an AMAZING trip! It lived up to (and sometimes exceeded) my dreams and expectations. Our guide, Omary Moudy, is absolutely terrific.  His knowledge and expertise (about the flora, fauna, history, current politics…) are both

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Client Trip ReportsSouthern Africa

Ultimate Namibia Group Safari Ian (and everyone at Africa Adventure Company), Thank you so very much for arranging a spectacular trip. Our local ground operator and their guide Peter Nuugonya created an amazing and unflawed trip. The safari covered every detail; Peter, in particular, was organized, flexible, responsive, knowledgeable, patient,

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Baby Gorillas Named at Kwita Izina 2017 The Kwita Izina Ceremony 2017, Rwanda named 14 baby Gorilla, 02 New Families, and a couple of adult gorilla individuals joining new families. A real milestone in the conservation of one of the world’s most endagered species. Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fifty years ago

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush TailsUncategorized

For travelers who want to feel connected to the earth under their feet, nothing compares to a walking safari or hiking adventure in Africa. With trained guides leading the way, you’ll experience sightings of wildlife in a whole new way, but also be able to see the smaller things that make the African bush so

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East Africa Bush Tails

Designed to Rescue and release orphaned and abandoned elephant calves, whilst creating much needed benefits to the local people that live alongside them. The Reteti Elephant Sanctuary, is the representation of the communities standing up united for wildlife, in recognition of the value that they can cultivate. See the fantastic

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AAC Events

Travel + Leisure – August 10, 2017 Mark Nolting has been named ‘a best travel agent’ to plan the perfect trip to Africa by Travel + Leisure’s A-List 2017. Best for: multigenerational families, adventure, couples/honeymooners. Mark’s itineraries are not only detailed but also include extensive biographies on his handpicked safari guides,

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